There’s plenty of time while the ash developes.
Don’t start to cook until the flames have stopped!
Cook it fully
Don’t serve your food too soon…
Leave to stand
Let a steak to stand for 3-4 mins before eating.
Choose the method
Are you using “direct” or “indirect”?
A great extra is a food thermometer.
Follow these simple food cooking times.
|Term||Color||Core Temp||Cook time|
|Raw||100%(red)||bloody red||45˚||1 min per side|
|Rare||75%||Bloody red in the middle||50˚||1.5 – 2 minutes per side|
|Medium||25%||Red-rose inside||55˚-60˚||3-4 minutes per side|
|Medium well||touch of pink||Touch of pink on the inside||65˚||5 minutes per side|
|Well done||100% (brown)||Brown inside||70˚||5-6 minutes per side|
Cooking times are estimates, based on a steak of 2 – 2.5 cm thick.